Origin of Mennonite
OTHER WORDS FROM MennoniteMen·no·nit·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for mennonites
The Mennonites are the largest and most significant group of non-resistants.Introduction to Non-Violence|Theodore Paullin
Spinoza fled to his friends, the Mennonites, plain market-gardeners who lived a few miles out of the city.
The Mennonites consider themselves specially aggrieved by the so-called reforms.Russia|Donald Mackenzie Wallace
As will later appear, despite some inconsistencies, the Mennonites have a piety as literal as any to be found on the earth.Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty|Nicholas Vachel Lindsay
The German colonists consist principally of Mennonites and Lutherans.
British Dictionary definitions for mennonites
Derived forms of MennoniteMennonitism, noun
Word Origin for Mennonite
Cultural definitions for mennonites
A Protestant denomination, founded in the early days of the Reformation, whose members believe in living with great simplicity and who refuse to hold public office or to serve in the military. Some are as strict as the Amish in rejecting modern conveniences, such as automobiles and radios. There are numerous Mennonite communities in Pennsylvania and the Middle West.